add an item from scratch, select "Item" under Add
in the left menu bar.
clone and add an item record only, first choose the item you want
to copy as the currently selected
record on one of the View screens. Then click "Item Copy",
on the menu which will bring you to an add screen with all the fields
filled in by the contents of the cloned record.
clone and add both an item and inventory record, choose an item
record as above. You will also need an inventory record specified,
which will usually default to the first inventory record associated
with the item unless another has been designated in some way. Then
click "Item and Inventory Copy" which will bring
up an item and inventory add screen with all the fields filled in
by the contents of the cloned records.
are adding from scratch or cloning, the next step is to enter or
change the appropriate information for each field.
contents are chosen from edit tables of valid values using the pull
down menus. These edit tables can be modified to contain any values
you choose. To learn more about maintenance of these edit tables,
please see the Edit Tables section
of this guide.
items using record cloning (Item Copy or Item and Inventory Copy),
the currently selected item and/or inventory records are always
the last ones you added, unless you specify differently.
When you have
finished entering all the information about the item, you will need
to save the information, or, if you choose, cancel the action.
On the Add "Item"
and "Item Copy" screens your choices are: